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Reference materials Wikipedia: Gabe Cazares investigates churchSt. Petersburg Times (Florida)
55 matching items found between Jan 1980 and Jun 1980. Furthermore, there are 1136 matching items for all time not shown.
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Jun 28, 1980
Scientology suit trial site shifted — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: news.google.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
The Church of Scientology has won the first major skirmish in a $1.5-million damage suit brought against it by former Clearwater Mayor Gabriel Cazares and his wife Maggie. Circuit Judge Fred Bryson ruled Friday that there has been so much negative publicity about Scientology in Pinellas County that a fair and impartial jury could not be seated here. He ordered that the trial portion of the Cazares' suit be moved to Daytona Beach. Asked what factors led to his decision, Bryson ...
Jun 28, 1980
U.S. says Scientologists are still lying, cheating — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Charles Stafford
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
WASHINGTON — The government said Friday that agents of the Church of Scientology are still up to their old tricks of lying and cheating. The accusation was the latest round fired in the case of United States vs. Jane Kember and Morris Budlong. The two church leaders are scheduled for trial July 7 on charges involving theft of government documents. Kember and Budlong were indicted with nine other Scientologists in 1978. The nine, including Mary Louise Hubbard, wife of Scientology founder ...
Jun 1, 1980
60 Minutes: The Clearwater conspiracy — CBS News
May 31, 1980
Scientologist answers questions to avoid sentence for contempt — Clearwater Times (Florida)
More: news.google.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Church of Scientology guardian Douglass Sadwick avoided a second possible jail sentence for contempt Friday by agreeing to cooperate in a criminal investigation of activities of church members. Only moments before Sadwick was scheduled to face a contempt-of-court hearing, Sadwick's attorney, William Plowman, told Circuit Judge John S. Andrews that his client was willing to talk, despite his contention that the questions violate Sadwick's constitutional rights. Prosecutors had asked Andrews to find Sadwick in civil contempt for refusing to ...
May 17, 1980
Ouster of Scientology softball team sought — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The American Softball Association may be asked to strip the Church of Scientology of eligibility to play in the city of Clearwater-sponsored church softball league. Jim Altaffer, the association's Metro Commissioner, said the group of Clearwater-area church representatives wants the association to declassify the Scientology team as a church team and place it in the city's regular non-religious city league. The churches believe that Scientology is not a bona fide religion. The Scientologists say they are and add that ...
May 17, 1980
Scientologist chooses beliefs over parents — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Donald Haigler, a 23-year old Scientologist torn between love for his parent, and his religious sect, has reaffirmed his belief in Scientology. In a telephone interview Friday afternoon, the young Haigler said he loves his parents and is willing to see them frequently but he will not forsake Scientology, and he will not get involved with alleged "deprogramers," such as Nan McLean. Leon and Kathleen Haigler, who came to Clearwater with Mrs. McLean in hopes of convincing their son ...
May 17, 1980
Scientologist may face more contempt of court charges — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
For the second time, Circuit Judge John S. Andrews has ordered Church of Scientology guardian Douglas Sadwick to appear in court to face possible contempt charges. Friday's order stemmed from Sadwick's continued refusal to cooperate in a criminal investigation of members of the Church of Scientology. On Monday, Andrews sentenced Sadwick to 90 days an jail for contempt of court. Sadwick is appealing the decision. Now Sadwick faces another possible jail sentence for his refusal to answer a series of questions ...
May 16, 1980
Tears flow as Scientologist meets with parents — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Tears of joy mingled with beads of sweat under a warm noontime gun Thursday when a young Scientologist embraced his father and mother on the steps of Clearwater City Hall. Crowded around them were officials of the Church of Scientology, church critics, news people and residents. No one interfered as the emotional seconds passed, and tears streamed quietly down the relieved faces of the family members. For Leon and Kathleen Haigler, a retired couple from Fairfax. Va., the embrace ...
May 7, 1980
State attorney: Scientologists tried to infiltrate my office — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney James T. Russell said Tuesday that members of the Church of Scientology have attempted to infiltrate his office at least five times since 1976. The alleged infiltration attempts failed because routine background checks on the job applicants revealed that hey were members of the Church of Scientology, Russell said. Asked if it was legal to turn down job applicants solely because they are Scientologists, Russell said, "I don't know, but I'd like to fight a lawsuit ...
Apr 25, 1980
Scientologist jailed for silence in racket probe — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Church of Scientology spokesman Milt Wolfe went to jail Thursday for refusing to cooperate in an investigation involving alleged racketeering, infiltration and harassment by church members. Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge John S. Andrew, found Wolfe in contempt of court and sentenced him to 45 days for repeatedly refusing to answer a question put to him by investigators from State Attorney James T. Russell's office. ANDREWS ALSO refused to set bail for Wolfe, pending his appeal of the contempt citation, a ...
Apr 19, 1980
Scientologist Wolfe questioned by state attorney — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: news.google.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Facing possible contempt charges, Church of Scientology spokesman Milton Wolfe and a colleague submitted Friday to questioning by Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney James T. Russell's office. Wolfe and Ted Froyland, an officer of the church's Ministry of Legal Affairs, were jailed briefly Thursday afternoon for refusing to respond to subpoenas issued by Circuit Judge David Patterson. Russell said he wanted to question the two about a complaint they lodged against Clearwater City Commissioner Richard Tenney and in connection with a ...
Apr 18, 1980
Scientologists take on Reader's Digest — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
The Church of Scientology is apparently pulling out all the stops in a worldwide effort to block publication of a forthcoming Reader's Digest article critical of the church. Fearful that such an article in an 18-million circulation magazine would be damaging to Scientology, church officials have: * Instituted legal action against Reader's Digest in South Africa and reportedly in West Germany in an effort to block distribution of the may issue in those countries. * Threatened to sue Reader's Digest offices ...
Apr 18, 1980
Scientology officials jailed for ignoring subpoenas — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Church of Scientology spokesman Milt Wolfe and another church official were jailed Thursday for failing to respond to subpoenas by Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney James T. Russel. Wolfe and Ted Froyland, an official of the church's Ministry of Legal Affairs, were taken into custody by detectives from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office at 3 p.m., according to sheriff's spokesman Merrill Stebbins. After spending less than two hours in custody, the two Scientologists were released on their own recognisance by Circuit ...
Apr 5, 1980
For some it was hard to forsake Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
On Dec. 13, former Scientologist LaVenda Van Schaick filed a $200-million class-action lawsuit against the Church of Scientology in Federal Court in Boston, contending that the church falsely promises to improve the lives of its members. Since then, 10 other ex-Scientologists have filed affidavits in support of the suit, giving a glimpse of life within Scientology. The church has filed a motion to dismiss that case. It also sued Mrs. Van Schaick and others, contending that she is "motivated by malice." ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 5, 1980
The Church of Scientology responds to ex-members' charges — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 4, 1980
Suit: Church promised much, delivered little — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 3, 1980
Ex-Scientologists ordered to turn over documents — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Apr 3, 1980
Former member details life aboard Scientology ship — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 2, 1980
Ex-Scientologists recall their 'disconnection' — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Apr 1, 1980
Hubbard: malevolent or maligned? — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Craig Roberton
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
''On Dec. 13, former Scientologist LaVenda Van Schaick filed a $200-million class-action lawsuit against the Church of Scientology in Federal Court in Boston, contending that the church falsely promises to improve the lives of its members. Since then, 10 other ex-Scientologists have filed affidavits in support of the suit, giving a glimpse of life within Scientology. The church has files motion to dismiss that case. It also sued Mrs. Van Schaick and others, contending that she is "motivated by malice." Last ...
Feb 25, 1980
Man dies at Church of Scientology convention — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 25, 1980
Scientologist calls attacks a symptom of the times — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 25, 1980
Scientologist found dead in hotel room — Evening Independent (Florida)
Feb 19, 1980
Opinion: Scientology has helped millions lead better lives [Margery Wakefield] — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Feb 15, 1980
17 Scientologists subpoenaed in investigation — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Feb 7, 1980
Guitarist sues Scientologists for $21-million, alleges kidnapping — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 30, 1980
Clearwater Bar rejects condemnation of Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 30, 1980
Tenney associate: Scientology lawyer offered money for 'dirt' on commissioner — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 25, 1980
Affidavit of Tonja Burden
Jan 24, 1980
Scientologist's credibility hit — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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